Health and Wellness
Finally in 2009, CSRHS formally announced its conversion to a tobacco-free health care system becoming the only tobacco-free health system in San Antonio. CSRHS is also the preferred health system of the San Antonio SPURS sports team. For more information on CSRHS’ services and its locations visit

— Methodist Healthcare System
Methodist Healthcare System is the health care provider for one out of every two people in San Antonio. As San Antonio’s largest health care provider, it encompasses 24 facilities, eight of which are acute-care hospitals. Methodist Healthcare System facilities include:
  • Methodist Hospital.
  • Metropolitan Methodist.
  • Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital.
  • Methodist Cancer Center.
  • Methodist Heart Hospital.
  • Methodist Children’s Hospital.
  • Methodist Hospital Women’s Pavilion.
  • Metropolitan Methodist Women’s Pavilion.
  • Methodist Women’s Center.
  • Methodist Specialty Services.
  • Texas Transplant Institute.
  • Gamma Knife Center.
  • Texas Neurosciences Institute.
  • Northeast Methodist Hospital.
  • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital.
  • Methodist Boerne Emergency Center.
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital-Northwest.
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center-Medical Center.
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center-North Central.
  • Methodist Family Health Center-E. Southcross.
  • Methodist Family Health Center-SW Military.
  • Methodist Family Health Center-Las Palmas.
  • Methodist Family Health Center-Austin Highway.
  • Methodist Family Health Center-Floresville.

With 7,000 employees, Methodist Healthcare System is San Antonio’s second largest private employer. Nearly 2,000 physicians are associated with the Methodist Healthcare System offering services including cardiovascular, children’s, diabetes, diagnostic, emergency, behavioral health, neurological, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, pastoral care, rehabilitation, surgical, transplant, wellness programs and women’s care.

In 2009, the Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Celebrated its 25th anniversary of its kidney transplant program, the largest one of its kind in Texas. The program ranks among the top ten percent of centers nationwide, with nearly 3,000 transplants performed in its 25-year history. Also in 2009, Methodist Healthcare launched Methodist AirCare. Methodist AirCare is an emergency air transport service that provides life-saving 24/7 emergency helicopter service to residents located throughout Bexar county and most of South Texas.

Known as the “Hospital of the Future,” Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is part of an area rapidly becoming recognized as San Antonio’s “second major medical center.” The area has seen the completion of 300,000 square-feet of medical space in the past two years alone. Phase one of Methodist Stone Oak Hospital was completed in 2009 and includes a 132-bed comprehensive acute-care hospital and outpatient services. Plans for future development include the possibility of as many as 350-beds and an attached 120,000 square-foot Medical Office Building that will house physicians of all specialties.

— University Health System
University Health System (UHS) is the d/b/a for the Bexar County Hospital District and is owned by the taxpayers of Bexar County. UHS includes 18 outpatient clinical locations across the San Antonio community:
  • University Hospital.
  • University Family Health Center­Northwest.
  • University Family Health Center–North.
  • University Family Health Center–Southwest.
  • University Center for Community Health-Texas Diabetes Institute.
  • University Health Center–Downtown.
  • University Dialysis-Southeast.
  • University Dialysis-South.
  • University Family Health Center-Southeast.
  • University Health System Bob Ross Senior Health Center.
  • University Health System.
  • University Health System Kenwood Clinic.
  • University Health System Naco Perrin Clinic.
  • University Health System Old Hwy. 90 Clinic.
  • University Health System Salinas Clinic.
  • University Health System South Flores Clinic.
  • University Health System Westend Clinic.
  • University Health System Zarzamora Clinic.

UHS offers a comprehensive range of health services and medical programs, including cardiology, craniosynostosis, detention services, diabetes, dialysis, endoscopy, epilepsy, ExpressMed, FFACTS, health education, hepatology, injury prevention, medication therapy management, newborn services, orthopaedics, outpatient surgery, pain management, pediatrics, pharmacy services, primary care, psychiatric care, radiology, rehabilitation, research, respiratory care, stroke, teen depression, transplant services, trauma center, urology, vascular, women’s health, a blood bank and an emergency center.

In 2009, UHS received several prestigious citations, including ranking 18th in the American Society for Training & Development’s BEST Awards program. The award recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development. UHS is one of only 39 organizations in Canada, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the United States to receive a BEST Award.

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